Despite clashing with Shah Rukh Khan's Dilwale at the Box-Office, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani managed to emerge a winner. And now its time for Round 2, as Bhansali's next film, which is currently at the scripting stage, will yet again clash with an SRK project, in December 2017.
Bhansali has announced that his film will release on 15 December, 2017. And a December release is also on the cards for Aanand L Rai and Shah Rukh Khan's next film.
Another film, Ranbir Kapoor's Sanjay Dutt Biopic is also expected to release at about the same time.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's official statement reads that his next directorial will be his biggest and most ambitious film, till date. As Shah Rukh Khan has denied reports of him being a part of SLB's next film, Salman Khan and Ranveer Singh are the key contenders for the same.
Bhansali is expected to officially announce the star-cast of his next film once he is ready with the same.